Holiday Shopping at the Houston Nutcracker Market

Holiday Shopping at the Houston Nutcracker Market

I visited the North Pole this weekend. Okay, not exactly the North Pole, but I figured it’d be a very similar experience as to the one I had this weekend at the Houston Nutcracker Market. There are hundreds of vendors that set up shop in the NRG Convention Center to spread holiday cheer …

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World Cup Watch Party & the Food That Scored

World Cup Watch Party & the Food That Scored

What a weekend! It was filled with family, friends and food. What's better than that? Not much, in my book. On Friday night J and I went out to eat with my parents whom we haven't seen in a few weeks. On Saturday night I made a new lasagna recipe (coming soon in another post) that is definitely worth sharing, and on Sunday morning our close friends came over for a World Cup watch party. 

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My Top 5 International Netflix Shows & Movies

Looking at my Netflix account under "Recommended for You", one would think I speak 4 different languages. I don't know what it is lately, but I've been hooked on international films and shows. Although sometimes tiresome and annoying to read subtitles, I get over the feeling quickly thanks to the attractive storylines, beautiful locations, and interesting cultures. 

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Sur La Table Cooking Class: A Taste of Tuscany

Sur La Table Cooking Class: A Taste of Tuscany

J purchased a cooking class from Sur La Table for me for Christmas, and Saturday night we got to enjoy it together! I had gifted my mom a class we did together a few years ago and we had a blast, so I was very excited that J and I could experience one together. 

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Links Around the Web

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Here are some I've found around the web recently that I think you'd like. 

1.  Here's what a $29,000 Gucci dress looks like. Would you wear it?

2. NatGeo Travel released their "Best of the World" list for 2018 and my hometown made the list!

3. This Avocado Chicken Salad looks so good! 

4. 7 books we lost to history that could've changed the world. 

5. This map shows WiFi passwords for airports around the world. Never pay to log on while traveling again!

6. Get motivated and stay motivated by doing these things. 

Gift Guide: For Your Favorite Hostess

Gift Guide: For Your Favorite Hostess

I don't know what it is, but for some reason I have the hardest time finding gifts for friends and family. I feel like once the holidays roll around, I can't seem to find anything they'd like for within the budget we allotted for each other. That's why I rely heavily on "gift guides". It helps kick-start my brainstorm. 

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